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" ... by more despised, And lost to friends, oppressed by foes, Sinks to the nothing whence he rose. O glorious trade! for wit's a trade, Where men are ruined more than made! Let crazy Lee, neglected Gay, The shabby Otway, Dryden gray, Those tuneful servants... "
A Record of the Boston Stage - Page 95
by William Warland Clapp - 1853 - 479 pages
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Young. Churchill. Lloyd. Falconer. Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...GAY, Thefliabby OTWAV, DRYDEN grey, Thofe tuneful fervar.ts of the nine, (Not that I blend their name with mine) Repeat their lives, their works, their fame, And teach the world fome ufeful fhame. At firft the Poet idly ftrays Along the greenfward path of praifc, Till on his journies...
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The familiar poems of Robert Lloyd

Robert Lloyd - 1805
...trade, Where men are ruin'd more than made. Let crazy LEE, neglected GAY, The shabby OTWAY, DRYDEN grey, Those tuneful servants of the nine, (Not that I blend...their fame, And teach the world some useful shame. At first the Poet idly strays Along the greensward path of praise, Till on his journies up and down,...
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Life and works of Cowper, by R. Southey

William Cowper, Robert Southey - Literary Criticism - 1836
...to the Fleet repair, And ask, — with blushes ask,— if Lloyd is there ! Independence, 369 — 80. Repeat their lives, their works, their fame, And teach the world some useful shame. The scheme for releasing him by means of a subscription failed, and was so managed, or mismanaged,...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1839
...The shabby Otway, Dryden gray, Those tuneful servants of the Nine, (Not that I blend their names 31 with mine,) Repeat their lives, their works, their fame, And teach the world some useful shame. 11 Churchill connected it with a far greater than any of these : — twenty fools of note Start up,...
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The life of William Cowper, esq, Volume 1

Robert Southey - History - 1839
...Dryden gray, Those tuneful servants of the Nine, (Not that I blend their names 31 with mine,) Kepeat their lives, their works, their fame, And teach the world some useful shame. " Churchill connected it with a far greater than any of these : •— twenty fools of note Ptart up,...
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The life of William Cowper, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Literary Criticism - 1843
...The shabby Otway, Dryden gray, Those tuneful servants of the Nine, (Not that I blend their names 31 with mine,) Repeat their lives, their works, their fame, And teach the world some useful shame. n Churchill connected it with a far greater than any of thege : — Start up, and from report Minrenas...
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The Life of William Cowper, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1843
...The shabby Otway, Dryden gray, Those tuneful servants of the Nine, (Not that I blend their names 31 with mine,) Repeat their lives, their works, their fame, And teach the world some useful shame. n Churchill connected it with a far greater than any of these : — Start up, and from report Mmcenas...
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Cyclopædia of English literature

Robert Chambers - 1844
...trade, Where men are ruined more than made ! Let crazy Lee, neglected Gay, The shabby Otway, Drydcn richer treasures and an ampler state, Endows at large whatever happy man Will deign to use Pint bad as the life of a hackney poet and critic seems to have been in Lloyd's estimation, the situation...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...few, by more despised, And, lost to friends, oppressed by foes, Sinks to the nothing whence he rose. d some unbidden tears that rise But bad as the life of a hackney poet and critic seems to have been in Lloyd's estimation, the situation...
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A RECORD OF THE BOSTON STAGE

WILLIAM W. CLAPP, JR. - 1853
...death was hastily .swallowing, after a long fast, a piece of bread which charity had supplied: — " O glorious trade ! for wit's a trade, "Where men are...Fennell were the rival candidates for the wreath of Thespian.victory; and the combined effect «f their talents was very powerfully assisted by the Belmdera...
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